Current Residents and Graduates

Residents and Leadership

PGY2

Dr. Bradley Kincaid

Dr. Bradley Kincaid was born in West Palm Beach, FL and raised in South Florida. He attended college at the University of Central Florida where he completed his undergraduate and Master's degrees in Biomedical Science and Biotechnology. Brad spent time working as a histology technician prior to furthering his study of medicine. Brad then attended medical school at Florida International University in Miami, FL and completed his residency intern year in General Surgery at the University of Illinois at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago.

In his spare time, Brad enjoys leisurely bike rides, running, computer games, and hanging out with friends. Trying new food and visiting new places keeps him busy, but he also enjoys rest, relaxation, and keeping up to date on popular television shows.

Dr. Aladdin Tarakji

Dr. Aladdin Tarakji was born in Born in Chicago and then raised in Charleston, West Virginia. He attended University of Charleston, WV where he graduated with degree in biology. Aladdin then attended Marshall University for medical school, which is where he also completed his resident intern year in Internal Medicine, before coming to the University of Connecticut.

Aladdin enjoys playing sports and staying active, including weightlifting, soccer, basketball, skiing, and hiking outdoors, as well as eating tons of delicious food and exploring the scenery of New England.

PGY3

Dr. Kathryn Becker

Dr. Kathryn Becker was born in New York and raised in Connecticut. She graduated from Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She then spent time working as a preschool teacher in New York City before returning to the University of Connecticut to complete a post baccalaureate program and then attend the UConn School of Medicine. She completed her intern year in internal medicine at UConn as well.

In her spare time, Katy enjoys being outside, spending time with family, and reading.

Dr. Daniel Chen

Dr. Daniel Chen was born in Tucson, AZ and raised all over the country before settling in Tacoma, WA. He attended the University of Washington graduating with degrees in Bioengineering and Biochemistry. Dan attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh. Before coming to the University of Connecticut, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, primarily working on the Human Connectome Project, and as a medical intern at Richmond University Medical Center.

In his spare time, Daniel loves challenging grade school kids to a game of pickup basketball and he enjoys eating various types of meat.

PGY4

Dr. Edward Gillis

Dr. Edward Gillis was born and raised in Lynbrook, New York. He attended Hofstra University, where he graduated with a major in Biology and a minor in Biochemistry. After college, he received his Medical Degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed his medicine intern year in Internal Medicine at the New York Presbyterian Queens Hospital. Ed finds the strengths of the program to be the small class size, which enables the residents to receive daily one-to-one teaching that is directly tailored to the individual resident, by faculty who are subspecialty trained.

In his spare time, Ed enjoys computer programming, sports, weight lifting, video games, and hanging out with friends.

Dr. Edward Gillis

Dr. Kri was born in the tropical island of Barbados and had a nomadic upbringing so her “hometown” is ever changing! She graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.S. in Anthropology and Molecular & Cellular Biology. She obtained a M.A. in Medical Sciences from Loyola University Chicago and completed medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She completed her intern year in General Surgery at the University of Arizona. Kri believes the strength of the residency program is the small class size, which allows for individualized education and training.

In her spare time, Kri enjoys exploring new countries and cultures, dancing, hiking, listening to real crime podcasts, American politics, eating, binge watching Netflix, and playing with her Siberian Husky.

PGY5

Dr. John DeBevits

Dr. John DeBevits was born and raised in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He attended the University of Florida, where he graduated with a major in Interdisciplinary Sciences and a minor in Philosophy. He received his Medical Degree from St. George's University in Grenada, West Indes, and completed his Intern year in Internal Medicine at the University of Connecticut. Johnny finds the strengths of the program to be the palpable sense of camaraderie as well as rewarding and enjoyable interactions with the attendings. He also believes being in the state of Connecticut is unique because it is itself beautiful and only a short drive from many other wonderful places.

In his spare time, Johnny enjoys hiking, kayaking, snowboarding, scuba diving, disc golf, video games, good food and hanging out with friends or his dog, Hiro.

Dr. Atul Kumar

Dr. Atul Kumar was born outside of Dayton, Ohio but was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Subsequently, he worked as an IT Supply Chain Consultant for the firm Manhattan Associates for two and a half years. He then went back to school to obtain his Masters in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown University and his medical degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. He completed his surgical internship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

In his spare time, Atul enjoys staying active by traveling and playing outdoor sports, such as basketball, tennis, swimming, and skiing. He also enjoys spending time with family and friends. Even though he is a very active person, he also enjoys staying in and binge watching Netflix.

Dr. Allan Zhang

Dr. Allan Zhang grew up and went to high school in Derby, Connecticut. He received his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University and his medical degree from the Lake Erie College of osteopathic medicine. He completed his preliminary internal medicine residency from Griffin Hospital in his hometown and one year of anesthesiology residency before making the switch to radiology. Allan finds the strengths of the residency to be the small class size, lending to daily one-on-one teaching from friendly and welcoming staff, and excellent fellowship placement.

In his spare time, he enjoys baseball, poker, and crossfit.

Graduation 2019

Recent Fellowships Achieved by Our Residents 

Our residents have obtained exceptional fellowship positions at premiere training programs throughout the country in a variety of subspecialties

Academic Year  Fellowship Type  Institution
2019
Vascular and Interventional Radiology Weill Cornell Medical Center
Vascular and Interventional Radiology Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
2018
Musculoskeletal Imaging University of Utah
Nuclear Medicine Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
2017
Musculoskeletal Imaging University of Pittsburgh
Nuclear Medicine Brigham and Women's Hospital
2016
Musculoskeletal Imaging University of Utah
Neuroradiology Yale University
2015
Musculoskeletal Imaging University of Virginia Health System
MRI Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
2014
Musculoskeletal Imaging Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology/Washington University
Vascular and Interventional Radiology Johns Hopkins Hospital
2013
Interventional Radiology Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology/Washington University
MRI Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Neuroradiology Yale University
2012
Interventional Radiology University of Washington
2011
Interventional Radiology John Hopkins University
Body Imaging Yale University
2010
Breast and Body Imaging University Hospitals Case Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University
2009
Cross Sectional Imaging Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Musculoskeletal Imaging Northshore University Health System/University of Chicago School of Medicine